25 November 2016

Sex, drugs and failure

Jim Jarmusch’s Gimme Danger is a powerful tribute to the Stooges.

11 November 2016

Leonard Cohen: yearning for transcendence

Cohen wasn’t the godfather of gloom; his music lifts you up.

8 November 2016

Treating autistic people like children

Being on the spectrum does not automatically excuse criminal behaviour.

26 October 2016

Lady Gaga: no style and no substance

On Joanne, Gaga feels more pointless than ever.

18 October 2016

My Scientology Movie: Theroux the looking glass

Louis Theroux’s zany big-screen outing is a return form.

7 October 2016

Wicked: the musical that defined an era

Wicked’s success invites cynicism – it deserves admiration.

2 September 2016

David Brent: still chasing fame

Life on the Road is Ricky Gervais’s last stab at the mainstream.